Bertha, Me & My Uncle, Next Time You See Me, Loser, Playin' In The Band, Cumberland Blues, Hard To Handle, Deal, Me And Bobby McGee, Casey Jones China Cat Sunflower-> I Know You Rider, Greatest Story Ever Told-> Beat It On Down The Line, Sing Me Back Home, Good Lovin'-> Drums-> Good Lovin', Johnny B. Goode
Master Soundboard Reel > DAT > CDR; shn encoded/uploaded by Scott Clugston; to abgd, 11/00 to etree
September 21, 2019 Subject:
Good highs and Lows
1st Set: Show starts out with a rollicking BERTHA that doesn’t disappoint. It’s good but doesn’t go anywhere. I’d say that’s true of most of this show. It’s really good and professional and technical but it’s not lofty. NTYSM is really good, Pig has brought what he needs to and gives us a sparkly version of this song. LOSER is consistently good. CUMBERLAND BLUES stands out a little because of the way they play it. It seems to have a little more intensity than normal. HARD TO HANDLE the jam is really good and makes this a listenable version but they don’t go anywhere with it and just slide back into the song. MABM is good because they’ve been improving it every night.
2nd Set: CHINA/RIDER has a really nice transition piece but most of them seem to. They seem to really pick it up at SMBH. I get a sense that “it” has arrived. They are more focused on the actual music - just seems like they picked up on something. The highs are high and the lows are low and the audience is respecting it. Another Spectacular GOOD LOVIN with tight grooves in the jam after drums. Funky stuff that heals the hitch in my giddy-up. Twisty and bouncy. Great stuff. The rap is great as well. They were going to end her but dared the house to turn on the lights while they gave us one more son.
April 5, 2018 Subject:
Slightly short show, and no Other One OR Dark Star. However, it's extremely well-played and fun.
June 2, 2016 Subject:
Highlights: Cumberland Blues, Hard To Handle
April 23, 2016 Subject:
I wish I was a headlight...
Wow! Another great show with excellent sound from Spring of 1971.
Everything well played 1st set ends at Casey Jones.
Sing Me Back-getting tighter ever time.
the Dead would have played all night if the powers that be had just relaxed up on the rules and regulations.
July 7, 2015 Subject:
My First Dead Show
This was my first Dead show...i was 13. I remember a lot of the details vividly. Jerry played steel with the NRPS and when their set ended, half of the crowd left, thinking they'd seen the Dead because Jerry was out there. Brilliant. The band came out and played EVERYTHING...until the house lights got turned on. They just kept playing...until the power was cut. Garcia was PISSED. He said that they'd never play Bangor again and...guess what?...they didn't. Portland, Lewsiton, Orono, Oxford, Augusta...never in Bangor again. This was a really great show. Glad that I'm just old enough to have gotten to see Pigen a few times. :-) -jg
November 18, 2014 Subject:
In some state of psychedelia...
...I was there at my only Grateful Dead show while in college at Colby in Waterville. Remember being there and that is all. Hey, I'm still alive and now a 'wharf rat' but definitely not then.
May 5, 2013 Subject:
My favorite "Next Time You See Me"... some real nice singing and playing by jerry at this show.
April 22, 2009 Subject:
The GRATEFUL DEAD "Live On Stage" April 22, 1971 at the Bangor Municipal Auditorium, Bangor, Maine, U.S.A.
Super 71' Soundboard!!! Thanks Scotty, Beam me up!
Thirty eight years ago today the GRATEFUL DEAD were in Bangor Maine performing at the Municipal Auditorium, where were you? I couldn't be there in 71, but I made it today...where were you?
Solid, strong, "in the pocket" performance of all our favorite songs from April 71'.
A "Must Have Show" from 71'.
Great 71' "Sound". Pigpen performs a few of our favorite songs, Hard To Handle, Good Lovin' and Next Time You See Me.
The "Sound" of the GRATEFUL DEAD changed after 71.
Garcia performs "Sing Me Back Home" written by Merle Haggard, one of the worlds greatest songwriters to ever live.
I highly recommend adding this show to your 1971 GRATEFUL DEAD collection. Scott Clugston did it again, another "Masterpiece".
5 Stars for the mix, recording, performance and transfer.
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Eat, Drink, Be Merry and Listen to the GRATEFUL DEAD.
Thanks for the LOVE from 1971
PS: Get em' while you can, get em' while they're free, get em' now or you'll be sorry...the Man giveth and the Man taketh away...WTTW
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June 11, 2005 Subject:
1st dead show in maine
and I think that the dead played to the region differently :)
July 10, 2004 Subject:
Sounds like it was a fun time
I used to have this tape years ago but have since lost it so its great to be able to get it again. I always liked this show alot, its not on many ppl's lists but its a fun show with some funny banter by the boys. They seem to be in a great mood and the music is tight as is most of the spring 71 tour. Nice sbd quality as well. Would love to see those photos Sammo! Recommended!
June 3, 2004 Subject:
Not a bad concert at all.
A little shorter because of the threat of having the power cut off around midnight, but otherwise quite enjoyable. I got to sit on the stage right in front of Uncle Jerry for most of the show. Got lots of photos including Jerry with NRPS. This was just a few days before the Fillmore (Ladies & Gentlemen).